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Women in peasant societies may be deeply shocked when they learn that in the
West a mother may reject , neglect or batter a child . In peasant societies there
are always others watching over the care that a woman gives her baby , helping ...
In some societies , notably those disorganized by slavery , men who are willing to
accept the social responsibilities of ... All the same , it is important to realize that
in peasant societies , as in our own , many customs associated with birth are ...
In this way many societies give the father a definite part to play in childbirth . At
the same time they ... of women . The whole substratum of health care in peasant
societies , involving the use of bush teas and herbal Childbirth – a Social Act 123.
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